Philip Neri Quotes

Philip Neri Quotes: We must sometimes bear with little defects in others, as we have, against our will, to bear with natural defects in ourselves. If we wish to keep peace with our neighbor, we should never remind anyone of his natural defects.
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Philip Neri Quote: To preserve our cheerfulness amid sicknesses and troubles, is a sign of a right and good spirit.
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Quotes about Philip Neri: He who always acts under obedience may be assured that he will not have to give an account of his actions to God.
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Quote about Philip Neri: He who wishes for anything but Christ, does not know what he wishes; he who asks for anything but Christ, does not know what he is asking; he who works, and not for Christ, does not know what he is doing.
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Philip Neri Sayings: The Lord grants in a moment what we may have been unable to obtain in dozens of years.
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Philip Neri Saying: There is nothing more dangerous in the spiritual life, than to wish to rule ourselves after our own way of thinking.
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Sayings about Philip Neri: Give me ten truly detached men. and I will convert the world with them.
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Saying about Philip Neri: Let us pray God, if He gives us any virtue or any gift, to keep it hidden even from ourselves, that we may preserve our humility, and not take occasion of pride because of it.
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Philip Neri Quotes: He who wishes for goods will never have devotion.
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Philip Neri Quote: The cross is the gift God gives to his friends.
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Quotes about Philip Neri: Humility is the safeguard of chastity. In the matter of purity, there is no greater danger than not fearing the danger. For my part, when I find a man secure of himself and without fear, I give him up for lost. I am less alarmed for one who is tempted and who resists by avoiding the occasions, than for one who is not tempted and is not careful to avoid occasions. When a person puts himself in an occasion, saying, I shall not fall, it is an almost infallible sign that he will fall, and with great injury to his soul.
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Quote about Philip Neri: The greatness of our love of God must be tested by the desire we have of suffering for His love.
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Philip Neri Sayings: The man who loves God with a true heart, and prizes him above all things, sometimes sheds floods of tears at prayer, and has in abundance of favours and spiritual feelings coming upon him with such vehemence, that he is forced to cry out,
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Philip Neri Saying: Not to know how to deny our soul its own wishes, is to foment a very hot-bed of vices.
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Sayings about Philip Neri: In this life there is no purgatory; it is either hell or paradise; for to him who serves God truly, every trouble and infirmity turns into consolations, and through all kinds of trouble he has a paradise within himself even in this world: and he who does not serve God truly, and gives himself up to sensuality, has one hell in this world, and another in the next.
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Saying about Philip Neri: They who have been exercised in the service of God for a long time, may in their prayers imagine all sorts of insults offered to them, such as blows, wounds, and the like, and so in order to imitate Christ by their charity, may accustom their hearts beforehand to forgive real injuries when they come.
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Philip Neri Quotes: He who feels that the vice of avarice has got hold of him, should not wish to observe fasts of supererogation, but to give alms.
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Philip Neri Quote: In sickness we ought to ask God to give us patience, because it often happens, that when a man gets well, he not only does not do the good he proposed to do when he was sick, but he multiplies his sins and his ingratitude.
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